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Freeland
Luzerne County, Pennsylvania

ZipCodes
18224

Motto
The most happening place on Earth



Page Contents for Freeland, Pennsylvania

Statistics & Facts

Location

History & History-related items

City Attractions

Miscellany



Statistics & Facts

The Pennsylvania state capital is Harrisburg.
The population of Freeland is approximately 3,438 2006, 3531 2010.
The approximate number of families is 1,847 2000, 1509 2010.
The amount of land area in Freeland is 1.809 sq. kilometers.
The amount of land area in Freeland is 0.70 sq. miles.
The amount of surface water is 0 sq kilometers.
The distance from Freeland to Washington DC is 158 miles.
The distance to the Pennsylvania state capital is 73 miles. (as the crow flies)
Freeland is positioned 41.02 degrees north of the equator and 75.89 degrees west of the prime meridian.
Freeland elevation is 1,900 feet above sea level.
The Freeland city color is Red and Yellow. Freeland median income is $ 35,200 2006.
The Freeland median home price is $ 66,600 2006.

Location

northeast of Hazleton in eastern Pennsylvania. Other nearby communities include Jeddo, Beaver Meadows, Weatherly, West Hazleton, Mountain Top, Tresckow and White Haven.
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History & History Related Items

Eckley Miner's Village
Eckley Miner's village is a state-owned museum only two miles south of Freeland. This website tells the history of the village.

Apparently much of the land in the Hazleton area a hundred years ago was owned by mining interests, though one stretch of land did open up for cultivation. In order to foster its development, someone had the bright idea to call the place Freehold, that is until the post office said, "Time out. We already have a Freehold in New Jersey." So the name was changed to Freeland, to advertise the Free available for sale Land. "
from Name Origins of Northeast PA Towns by Mike O'Hara
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Attractions

Freeland Public Park-beautiful, scenic park in downtown Freeland Sorrento's pizza is one of the most popular corner pizza store/hangouts in all of northeastern PA. A local hangout for the young and the young at heart. Many legends have been rumored to have eaten and stood on this hallowed ground.

If you go to Freeland make sure to try one of Lou's Deli's world famous cheesesteaks.

Highest inhabited borough in all of the great state of PA

Stop in Chi Chi's bar at the corner of South and Center Streets! The best 45 cents draft of Yuengling premium beer you've ever had....maybe the only 45 cents draft you've ever had.
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Freeland

Miscellany

The population of Freeland was:
1990 - 3,909
2000 - 3,643
2006 - 3,438
Median age:
2000 - 42.0 years

Median household income:
2000 - $ 31,891
2005 - $ 35,200

Median house value:
2000 - $ 58,500
2005 - $ 66,600


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